In week 2 of Shmuptember 2022, I played the cyberpunk run & gun, Huntdown, and the low-poly aerial battler, Skycadia!
Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince starts off with an excellent water temple in a bid for favorable comparisons to the Legend of Zelda franchise.
GigaBash channels the chaotic energy of competitive multiplayer “arena” games such as Power Stone and War of the Monsters while paying homage to kaiju cinema.
Absolute Tactics: Daughter of Mercy is a new tactical RPG that has interesting combat mechanics, unique character mechanics, and loads of pacing issues.
Foretales looks like a lot of recent digital card games, but it is actually more like a point-and-click adventure game than a typical deck-builder.
Catmaze is a Metroidvania that’s made its way to consoles after a few years of positive steam reviews. It’s got a low-budget look, but feels wonderful to play!
I was hesitant about going to a convention, but thanks in large part to their vaccines and masks required messaging, I headed up to Seattle for PAX West.
Aw, yeah. We’re falling into fall. And you need to know what Nintendo Switch games to look out for this September.
Turrican Anthology Vol. I and Turrican Anthology Vol. II showcase the classic Turrican series, from its PC roots to its SNES and Sega heyday.
I adore Digimon Survive.
I also absolutely do not believe for a second that most people need to play Digimon Survive.
Mega Man Battle & Fighters distills down what so many of us adore about the original games – but maintains certain frustrations better left behind.
Cursed to Golf is a 2D Golf Roguelike that feels absolutely perfect on the Nintendo Switch except for having a game-breaking bug four levels in.